If you buy silver from the United States Mint, the Silver American Eagle is no doubt one of the first items you consider. The Silver Eagle comes with 1 oz silver and has bullion, proof, and burnished versions. Graded, certified versions of the coins also attract attention each year due to the added value that comes with the coin’s condition and brilliance having been certified by professionals. Right now, 2020 1 oz Silver American Eagles are available to purchase with near-perfect grades from Silver.com.
- Ships inside of a protective plastic slab courtesy of the NGC!
- 35th available release of the Silver American Eagle!
- Availability of certified coins is limited!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- Bears a face value of $1 (USD) backed by the federal government.
- Issued a Grade of Mint State 69 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
- On the obverse is the image of Walking Liberty.
- The reverse includes the heraldic eagle of the United States emblem.
Each 2020 1 oz Silver American Eagle in this product listing comes to you with a Mint State 69 certification from the NGC. Coins in this condition exhibit full, original mint luster and a maximum of two minor detracting flaws. Acceptable flaws at this certification level include only minuscule contact marks and hairlines, and these flaws must be located outside of the primary focal points of the design field.
Certified Silver American Eagles are shipped to the NGC or an approved third-party depository for grading. The overall condition of the coin, its background field, and surface design elements are judged along with the visual brilliance of the specimen to determine an overall grade. Coins are issued grades on the Sheldon numeric scale between 1 and 70, with 70 representing a perfect coin.
On the obverse of 2020 Silver American Eagles, you will find Adolph A. Weinman’s depiction of Walking Liberty. This iconic design was in production as the face of the Walking Liberty Half Dollar from 1916 to 1947 and has featured on the Silver Eagles since 1986.
The reverse face of 2020 1 oz Silver American Eagles bears the heraldic eagle of the United States. Designed in 1794 by Robert Scot, the 1st Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, this modern rendition of the design was completed in 1986 by John Mercanti, the man who would go on to serve as the 12th Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 2006-2010.
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